There are a handful of companies that may be on the verge of discovering the next big shale play, but because the Eagle Ford has been so prolific over the past two years, these initiatives remain "wait and see" stories. In this video, contributor Aimee Duffy addresses two such developments, and gives us an update on the overall production numbers for the Eagle Ford, helping to explain exactly why oil producers can't focus on anything else right now.

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